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Susquehanna University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Susquehanna University

Susquehanna University

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Susquehanna University Description:

Susquehanna University is a private liberal arts college located in the town of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, about 50 miles from Harrisburg. Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City are all about three hours away. The college is affiliated with the Lutheran Church, but students come from all backgrounds and beliefs. Students can choose from over 50 major programs, and the school boasts of a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Business is by far the most popular field of study. High achieving students should look into Susquehanna's interdisciplinary Honors Program. In athletics, the Susquehanna Crusaders compete in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference for most sports. Football competes in the Liberty League.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,215 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Scholarships for Susquehanna University (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,280
  • Books: $850 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,000
  • Other Expenses: $1,170
  • Total Cost: $49,300

Susquehanna University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $20,871
    • Loans: $6,414

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Creative Writing, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 70%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Susquehanna University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.susqu.edu/about/default.asp

"Susquehanna University educates undergraduate students for productive, creative, and reflective lives of achievement, leadership, and service in a diverse and interconnected world."

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